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P7.8M abandoned marijuana bricks recovered in Kalinga

By: - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ
/ 01:25 PM July 15, 2021
Recovered marijuana bricks left abandoned in sewerage in Rizal town, Kalinga province

Authorities recovered these marijuana bricks left abandoned in sewerage in Rizal town, Kalinga province. (Photo courtesy of PNP-Kalinga Provincial Office)

TUGUEGARAO CITY—Police on Wednesday recovered marijuana in bricks and tubular containers found abandoned in a sewerage in Rizal town, Kalinga province.

Col. Davy Vicente Limmong, Kalinga police director, said they received information that some marijuana bricks would be transported from Barangay Agbannawag in Tabuk City to Tuguegarao City.

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Police later established a checkpoint and deployed a mobile patrol along major roads to intercept the contraband.

They then found three sacks containing marijuana in 53 bricks and 24 tubular containers that weighed 65.3 kilos and worth P7.8 million.

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“The drug couriers could have abandoned the marijuana due to the presence of police checkpoints in the area,” Limmong said.

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